Ellen Tim Shields
Age 77, of Fox Chapel, adored wife and mother, died Friday, November 18, 2022. Ellen was born March 13, 1945, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to John and Martha (Williams) Tim. She was a graduate of the Ellis School and the Eliot-Pearson School at Tufts University where she was a member of Chi Omega and majored in education. Upon graduation, Ellen taught kindergarten in the Pittsburgh public schools. Later in her career, she was a partner in Squaw Run Estate Services and a volunteer poll worker. Prior to stepping back from public service,
Ellen was an avid supporter and member of the Junior League, League of Women Voters and the Women’s Club. Ellen was also a former member of the Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church. In her youth, Ellen spent summers at Chautauqua, NY where she was a Girls Club counselor and College Club Queen. Ellen loved nature, reading, music, antiques and being at Chautauqua where she enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Ellen is survived by her husband, David L. Shields, Sr., three children, three grandchildren and two siblings.
No visitation. Service and Interment private.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests memorial contributions be made to The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy or Magee-Womens Research Institute & Foundation.